Chapter 247

(House Bill 1265)

An Act to make an appropriation for the improvement of the radio system in South Dakota and to declare an emergency.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated from the general fund the sum of $800,000 to the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications, for purposes of reimbursing costs associated with the expansion of the radio system coverage in the Black Hills through the addition of radio tower sites.

Section 2. The commissioner of the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications shall approve vouchers and the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.

Section 3. Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by June 30, 2025, shall revert in accordance with the procedures prescribed in chapter 4-8.

Section 4. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.

Signed March 25, 2021

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